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  1. I often think of reading not as the acquisition of static knowledge but as the active springboard for thinking and dynamic contemplation — hence the combinatorial, LEGO-like nature of creativity, wherein we assemble building blocks of existing know . . .Read More
    -- Maria Popova

  2. As most of us who’ve worked in even well-run and successful companies can attest, a hearty, “Great idea, boss!” is the grease that keeps most careers moving. Rebels may start and build companies, but they rarely get promoted to run them.
    -- Sally Helgesen

  3. Most businesses rehearse their response to a calamity of some sort. Almost everyone, for example, conducts fire drills. Many test their business continuity contingency plans. The problem is that most organizations do not rehearse for the real threats . . .Read More
    -- John Danner

  4. We don’t celebrate failure—“Good for us, we failed!”—but we liberate it. We try to take it from “trial and terror” to “trial and error.”
    -- John Danner

  5. People flourish when they take responsibility. Have you ever met a young person who couldn’t wait to be a subordinate?
    -- Frances Hesselbein

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